Tangier: A Literary Guide for Travellers

Tangier: A Literary Guide for Travellers

by Josh Shoemake

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781788312837
Publisher: I.B. Tauris & Co Ltd
Publication date: 08/30/2018
Series: I.B.Tauris Literary Guides for Travellers
Pages: 296
Sales rank: 1,289,611
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Josh Shoemake moved to Morocco in 1996 after graduating from Columbia. He spent three years in Tangier, where he taught literature at the American School of Tangier and formed close friendships with Paul Bowles, Mohamed Choukri, and other local artists and writers. He then served for five years as headmaster of The American School of Marrakesh. He lives in Paris.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations vii

Map viii

1 Introduction: The Edge of the Known World 1

2 The Port 4

3 Tanger Plage - Malabata 17

4 The Kasbah 34

5 The Medina 54

6 The Petit Socco 69

7 The Grand Socco 89

8 Dean's Bar - Hotel Minzah 103

9 Gran Café de Paris - New Town 110

10 Boulevard Pasteur 134

11 Hotel Rembrandt - Villa Muniria 146

12 The Marshan 166

13 To Merkala Beach 179

14 The Old Mountain 189

15 San Francisco - Immeuble Itesa 198

16 Iberia 220

17 The New Mountain 230

18 Cap Spartel - Caves of Hercules - Sidi Kacem 249

19 Asilah and Larache 255

Author Profiles 261

Chronology 270

Select Bibliography 275

Index 280

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